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The Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society’s Golden Years Lodge will be upgraded to become more energy efficient thanks to support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Energy Retrofit Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Energy, Financial

25 buildings to receive energy retrofits

Columbia Basin Trust provides $900,000 this year through its new Energy Retrofit Program.

Tom Thomson, Executive Director of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Financial

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Nelson, BC

In this episode of Kootenay Business Podcast, publisher Keith Powell, talks with Tom Thomson, Executive Director of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.

Castlegar’s Crumbs Bakery Café is one of the businesses that benefited last year from Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program. Left to right: Susanne Thomas (owner) and Cameran Millar (student).
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial, Small Business

Apply for a wage subsidy: Hire a student

The program provides a wage subsidy to help employers provide part-time employment to full-time high school and post-secondary students.

The Waneta Dam.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Financial

Deal with Fortis off as Teck opts to sell Waneta Dam to BC Hydro—$28 million breakup fee

BC Hydro has exercised its right of first offer to purchase Teck’s two-thirds interest in the Waneta Dam in British Columbia, Canada, for $1.2 billion cash.

Waneta Dam in Trail, B.C.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Financial

BC Hydro plan to purchase remaining two-third interest in Waneta Dam will keep rates affordable

The purchase is forecast to have a beneficial financial impact each year, helping to keep rates affordable for BC Hydro’s customers.

Cole Hoodicoff, from Castlegar, one of three recipients of the Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial

Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship recipients announced

First time scholarship awards three students around the Basin.

Fernie’s Home Bank building was built in 1910, at the height of the area’s coal production.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

Heritage structures face the future

Columbia Basin Trust’s Built Heritage Grants fund 16 projects with $1.4 million.

Cranbrook
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Financial

Cranbrook Tourism continues to make progress

Foundational work of the Cranbrook Tourism Society continues to move forward in the Key City

Plane taking off at YZZ
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Developments, Financial

Trail Regional Airport receives $4.6 million in grant funding for Runway Rehabilitation Project

The City of Trail is pleased to announce it has received a $4.6 million grant from the Airports Capital Assistance Program (ACAP)

Promoted Financial businesses

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